PRE RACE INFO #1
Just a quick pointer to new things on the site (not much!): Important: we need your passport number before 25th December. Newsletter #1 and newsletter #2 went out for participants. And newsletter #3 is here! We added a list of registered foreign runners on the site here. Sorry to the 6 French runners – you’re […]
Ultrarunners Longitudinal TRAcking (ULTRA) Study
If you are a regular ultra runner, and have not seen this already, you may be interested to partake and help the medical community understand what we’re doing to our bodies! Have you ever wondered if running long distances is healthy? Even though the answer to this question might not change our behavior, it’s been […]
Half a recce
10km was missing and we went to find it. It was somewhere lost in the hills, behind a protective bureaucratic barrier, that was to prove unassailable… This year we’ve decided to change the Annapurna 100’s 100km course to finish in the same location as the 70km and 50km courses, in the small village of Birentanti. […]
Interview with Lizzy Hawker post race
We were honoured to have Lizzy Hawker come and run in the 5th Annapurna 100 race. We got back to her some weeks after the race and asked her to reflect on the race and her experience.
Who’s running in 2012
It’s only February, but already plenty of people know what they are going to be doing on New Year’s Day 2012. For us here it’s really heartening to see that people are so enthusiastic already. We almost feel guilty that they have to wait another 10 months! On our registration form, we ask people for […]
70 km race course GPS
Hundred Number Aayo!
“Saaya number aayo!” (Hundred number has arrived!) This year, as last year, the numbers were given out pretty randomly and even a bit chaotically. This year though we decided to make sure the numbers were in Nepali, to show that it is a Nepali race and also to give an interesting souvenir for the foreign […]
A message from the 3 Sisters
As you may know, the 2010 Annapurna 100 race had zero Nepali female participants and only three foreign women running. We decided to make a big effort to try and change that and to some degree it worked. This year there were 10 foreign female runners, including one of the worlds very best, Lizzy Hawker. From […]